A serviceman of the Joint Forces died in the combat zone in eastern Ukraine due to the enemy shelling. The press office of the Joint Forces Operation reported that on Facebook.
Over the last day, November 16, the Russian occupiers opened fire at the Ukrainian positions ten times and used the weapons prohibited by the Minsk Agreements on six occasions.
The militants shelled strongholds of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from 82mm and 120mm mortars in the direction of Svitlodarsk near Novoluhanske and in Popasna direction near Vilne.
The enemy has also used 82mm mortars, heavy machine guns and small arms in the Azov region having attacked the positions of the Ukrainian forces near Shyrokyne.
According to the intelligence, two occupiers were wounded over November 16.
From the beginning of November 17, the enemy used 82 mm and 120 mm mortars against the positions of the Joint Forces in the areas of Novotoshkivske and Zholobok. In addition, the occupiers attacked the defenders of Hruntove, using grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms.